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Welcome to York Castle Museum, where history comes to life! This fascinating museum offers visitors a glimpse into the past through a variety of interactive exhibits and displays.

Step back in time as you wander through recreated streets from Victorian and Edwardian eras, complete with authentic shop fronts and period costumes. Discover how people lived, worked, and entertained themselves in the past.

The museum's collections also include a range of intriguing artefacts, from ancient Roman pottery to toys and games from the 20th century. Learn about the city's history and the impact it has had on the world.

One of the highlights of the museum is the recreated prison cells, where you can experience life behind bars as it was in the past. There is also a fascinating exhibit on the history of chocolate-making in York, which is sure to delight any sweet-toothed visitors.

With something for all ages and interests, a visit to York Castle Museum is a must-do for anyone visiting this historic city. Come and experience the sights, sounds, and smells of the past and discover the stories that shaped our world.

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  • Monday

    11:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Tuesday

    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • June 23, 2024 4:59 am local time

    The information on Monty's Guide website is advisory and some places have restricted access during temporary closures or special event days. Please be sure to check the website of the place you intend to visit before travelling

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Please visit our website for full details regarding our opening times & access.

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